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- Hispanics Targeted In 2nd Year Of Health Overhaul From grocery stores to music radio stations, there are some atypical approaches to selling health insurance policies playing out across the country since the second round of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened.
- Top Federal Health Official Again Visits Dallas Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell made another trip to Texas on Monday to encourage residents to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, while those helping to get people signed up said they are seeing a steady number of...
- Nonprofits Battle Health Insurance Misinformation Nonprofit groups preparing to sign up folks for insurance say they have to battle misinformation and misconceptions
- What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later? With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
- Texas' Fast-Paced Growth Hasn't Reduced Inequality The oil and gas boom has propelled revenue growth in Texas to nearly twice the national average. Yet, a new report shows income inequality is putting a brake on the pace of expansion.
- Insurers Find Ways To Discourage Sick From Healthcare Enrollment Consumer advocates warn that insurers are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling for Obamacare.
- Democrats Reframe Health Care Debate One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
- Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.
- Supreme Court: Can't Make Employers Cover Contraception The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Deductible Problem Complaints Skyrocketing Complaints about some of the biggest health insurance companies in the state are skyrocketing and could get a lot worse. Some insurance agents told CBS 11 News that thousands of people might have insurance problems they don't even know about yet.